Supporting A Settled Foundation
A homeowner in Eugene, Oregon, noticed warning signs of foundation failure.
Instead of waiting and letting the problem grow worse over time, he contacted
Ram Jack West in order to resolve the issues.
The homeowner started to notice warning signs of foundation failure around
the home. The floors started to slant. Cracks formed in the exterior of
the foundation of the northeast corner of the home.
Working with Regal Mortier, a local engineering firm, and after careful
consideration, Ram Jack proposed installing 13 helical piles on the exterior
perimeter of the home. The piles would be strategically placed on the
north, west, and east sides of the home for the best chance of achieving
During the installation, Ram Jack needed to remove part of the deck in
the homeowner’s backyard to get access for pile installation. At
the front of the house, Ram Jack had to break and haul approximately a
half yard of concrete to access the pile location. The 13 piles were installed
successfully. The house was raised 3⁄4 in. to achieve a complete
recovery. The job took 10 work days to complete. The homeowners were happy
with the outcome of the job.
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